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Road closures due to flooding

Road closures due to flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 11:11 a.m. by Transport4chch Featured Popular

Additional closures:

The Banners are Coming

The Banners are Coming

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:46 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

 

Weather Warning – Snow from Thursday the 20th June

Weather Warning – Snow from Thursday the 20th June

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:10 a.m. by Transport4chch Featured Popular

 

Storm water and surface flooding

Storm water and surface flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 10:08 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

 

Reduced lane capacity Durham Street North this week- possible delays

Reduced lane capacity Durham Street North this week- possible delays

Monday, 17 June 2013 9:33 a.m. by Transport4chch

The left turn from Kilmore Street into Durham Street will be restricted for some stages of the work. Delays during peak hours are possible.

Reduced lane capacity Durham Street North – possible delays until 28 June (weather dependent)

Reduced lane capacity Durham Street North – possible delays until 28 June (weather dependent)

Monday, 17 June 2013 9:33 a.m. by Transport4chch

The left turn from Kilmore Street into Durham Street will be restricted for some stages of the work. Speed restrictions will also be in place. Delays during peak hours are possible. Due to weather conditions it is now anticipated the …

Christchurch council consents too slow - Key

Christchurch council consents too slow - Key

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:57 a.m. by MediaStuff

Christchurch City Council is moving too slowly with building consents even taking into account the enormous stress the quakes put on it, the Prime Minister says.

Contractors chosen for AMIs new builds

Contractors chosen for AMI's 'new builds'

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:27 a.m. by MediaThePress

Insurance claims business Southern Response has selected dedicated "panels" of builders for repairs and rebuilds, guaranteeing those building firms a certain amount of earthquake recovery work.

Reduced lane capacity Fitzgerald Ave northbound due to flooding

Reduced lane capacity Fitzgerald Ave northbound due to flooding

Monday, 17 June 2013 8:13 a.m. by Transport4chch

A number of roads throughout Christchurch have surface flooding and road users are advised to drive with caution.

Claims firm selects builders for big quake repair jobs

Claims firm selects builders for big quake repair jobs

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Insurance claims business Southern Response has selected dedicated "panels" of builders for repairs and rebuilds, guaranteeing those building firms a certain amount of earthquake recovery work.

Architects defend dull new city designs

Architects defend 'dull' new city designs

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Widespread demolition, beefed up structural requirements and strict planning rules have dictated how new Christchurch buildings look, says a leading local architect.

McKellen checks on Theatre Royals rebuild

McKellen checks on Theatre Royal's rebuild

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Sir Ian McKellen visited two old friends in Christchurch during a brief day trip to the city this weekend.

Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has declared his hand over the fate of the town hall, saying the damaged complex is outdated indicating it should go.

Architects defend dull new city designs

Architects defend 'dull' new city designs

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Widespread demolition, beefed up structural requirements and strict planning rules have dictated how new Christchurch buildings look, says a leading local architect.

TC3 homes stigma in decline - industry

TC3 homes stigma in decline - industry

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Homes on land zoned TC3 are getting easier to sell and prices have recovered, those working in the market say.

Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has declared his hand over the fate of the town hall, saying the damaged complex is outdated indicating it should go.

Theatre and architecture deal may be lost

Theatre and architecture deal may be lost

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

The directors of an innovative shared artistic space planned for central Christchurch are struggling to find a suitable building.

Architects defend dull new Chch designs

Architects defend 'dull' new Chch designs

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Widespread demolition, beefed up structural requirements and strict planning rules have dictated how new Christchurch buildings look, says a leading local architect.

Christchurch Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Christchurch Town Hall should go - Gerry Brownlee

Monday, 17 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has declared his hand over the fate of the town hall, saying the damaged complex is outdated indicating it should go.

AvON welcomes Roger Sutton’s idea to save red zone houses

AvON welcomes Roger Sutton’s idea to save red zone houses

Sunday, 16 June 2013 7:25 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

The group campaigning to create a reserve and river park in the Avon River red zone has welcomed Roger Sutton’s comments that some houses could be saved as memorials.

Christchurch Land confiscations continue…

Christchurch Land confiscations continue…

Sunday, 16 June 2013 3:56 p.m. by ShakyTownBlues

And so it goes on:

Community Update 15 June 2013

Community Update 15 June 2013

Sunday, 16 June 2013 3:12 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Not an original name but it suits this little event perfectly! A community morning tea every Monday morning from 10am to 12 noon, aimed to tie in with the Mobile Library visit at the same time.. Hosted by the bubbly Ali and Jan with freshly made baking in the offing – this morning tea will set you up for the week. See here for 

How to Meet Me in Christchurch on Monday-Wednesday

How to Meet Me in Christchurch on Monday-Wednesday

Sunday, 16 June 2013 8:22 a.m. by EQCTruths

I am going to be in Christchurch for the next few days providing free assistance to anyone that has questions about their claims or requires some help.  Likewise, I will be available for any blog reader who would like to meet in person and have a coffee.

Open day at Rehua Marae celebrates Matariki

Open day at Rehua Marae celebrates Matariki

Saturday, 15 June 2013 8:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

These open day at the marae is the culmination of a number of Rehua Marae events starting on June 25, celebrating Matariki.

CCC consulting on community facilities

CCC consulting on community facilities

Saturday, 15 June 2013 8:36 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Residents Association seeking community input

Residents Association seeking community input

Saturday, 15 June 2013 8:31 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

If you would like to get involved in either of these topics please contact Emma at SARA@stalbans.gen.nz

Western Assn Football celebrates centenary

Western Assn Football celebrates centenary

Saturday, 15 June 2013 7:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

In May, the Shirley Papanui Community Board gave the Association $2000 from its discretionary response fund towards the production of a centenary booklet.

Report on Edgeware Village Master Plan

Report on Edgeware Village Master Plan

Saturday, 15 June 2013 6:20 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Public consultation closed on 10 April 2013.

Edgeware Rd intersection shaky

Edgeware Rd intersection shaky

Saturday, 15 June 2013 6:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Land around the Edgeware Road/Barbadoes Street is still not stable despite repairs and local retailers are reporting a sunken manhole and increased shaking when heavy vehicles travel north or south. Local businessman Tim Clyne was so concerned about the state …

The EQC Whinging Continues

The EQC Whinging Continues

Saturday, 15 June 2013 4:06 p.m. by EQCTruths

I read this article today with a great deal of astonishment.  http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/8799208/Life-ain-t-fun-for-EQC-staff.  First, I do recognise that some people at EQC work tirelessly, competently, and selflessly.  However, many of the people whinging conflate activity with productivity.  EQC has the most notoriously inefficient processes imaginable and squanders resources and delays claims because of this. In other […]

Day 845 - networked

Day 845 - networked

Saturday, 15 June 2013 2:36 p.m. by addingtonaction

Yesterday the borrowed Bush Telly computer that Addington Action uses died. Some loud beep beeps and it was all over.

Luckily everything is backed up. But it made the printer inaccessible which is a real urgent problem.

So the last of the computer equipment budget got spent buying a very fast wireless router to network the laptops, mobile phones together and to have a cable connection to the printer. And a RAID drive was bought to connect to the router for backing up the Cloud sync ...

Day 845 - networked at last

Day 845 - networked at last

Saturday, 15 June 2013 2:36 p.m. by addingtonaction

On Thursday afternoon the borrowed Bush Telly computer that Addington Action uses died. Some loud beep beeps and it was all over.

Luckily everything is backed up. But it made the printer inaccessible which is a real problem because it gets used a lot so a solution was urgent.

So the last of the computer equipment budget got spent Thursday buying a very fast wireless router to network the internet to the laptops and mobile phones and to supply a cable connection to the printer. And ...

Additional temporary accommodation for Christchurch

Additional temporary accommodation for Christchurch

Saturday, 15 June 2013 1:57 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

New construction worker village booked out

New construction worker village booked out

Saturday, 15 June 2013 10:30 a.m. by MediaRNZ

A temporary accommodation village has opened in Christchurch for construction workers and people displaced by the earthquakes.

“Speed Up or Step Aside”

“Speed Up or Step Aside”

Saturday, 15 June 2013 9:40 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

 

Disgraceful bickering stalling CBD rebuild

'Disgraceful bickering' stalling CBD rebuild

Saturday, 15 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Contenders to design and build the Christchurch Convention Centre are "in the dark" about the stalled process, after being shortlisted six months ago.

Land prices drive Chch investors away

Land prices drive Chch investors away

Saturday, 15 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

"Speculative" land prices in central Christchurch had driven Goodman Property Group away from an interest in helping redevelop flattened areas.

Millions of insurance dollars in jeopardy

Millions of insurance dollars in jeopardy

Saturday, 15 June 2013 12:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

At least $200 million of insurance funds the city council is relying on to replace and fix its damaged assets is at risk, reports show.

Stalled consents vex developers

Stalled consents vex developers

Saturday, 15 June 2013 12:08 a.m. by MediaThePress

Property developers say "delaying tactics" by the Christchurch City Council's consents department are costing them thousands of dollars a day.

Naming and shaming insurance companies

Naming and shaming insurance companies

Friday, 14 June 2013 6:11 p.m. by Media3News

 

Time for ABCs at CCC

Time for ABCs at CCC

Friday, 14 June 2013 6:06 p.m. by KrisV Popular

There's a song for every moment and today's post is no exception. In fact, I highly recommend that you click play and hum along as you read.

Museum plans extreme quake-proofing

Museum plans extreme quake-proofing

Friday, 14 June 2013 5:44 p.m. by Media3News

 

Day 844 - sausages with that guttering?

Day 844 - sausages with that guttering?

Friday, 14 June 2013 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Sibash & Mike were working at 124 Garlands Rd today and had to go get some guttering from Bunnings Riccarton. All good - then as we were about to leave, Dane kept asking if we wanted sausages to go with our order.

Temp housing finalised for rebuild workers

Temp housing finalised for rebuild workers

Friday, 14 June 2013 4:13 p.m. by Media3News

 

CanCERN Newsletter #88 - 14 June  2013

CanCERN Newsletter #88 - 14 June 2013

Friday, 14 June 2013 3:37 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

 

40 Chch rebuild jobs to go

40 Chch rebuild jobs to go

Friday, 14 June 2013 3:22 p.m. by Media3News

A key South Island infrastructure company has announced its intention to close its Christchurch civil construction business.

Another central-city cordon lifted

Another central-city cordon lifted

Friday, 14 June 2013 2:11 p.m. by MediaThePress

Another cordon has been lifted in central Christchurch, with access to streets east of Manchester St opened.

Moving along

Moving along

Friday, 14 June 2013 2:02 p.m. by TempleforChCh

So whats been happening in the last month at the Temple for Christchurch? Our indigogo campaign started and finished; we raised $2084 of our $22 000 goal.

Christchurch Airport takes out best in category award

Christchurch Airport takes out best in category award

Friday, 14 June 2013 1:37 p.m. by CoffeyProjectsChCh Popular

Congratulations to the project team for taking out the best in category award at the Property Council New Zealand’s Property Industry Awards.

Chch rebuilder suddenly granted consent

Chch rebuilder suddenly granted consent

Friday, 14 June 2013 1:35 p.m. by Media3News

 

Second inner city area of Rebuild Zone cordon removed

Second inner city area of Rebuild Zone cordon removed

Friday, 14 June 2013 1:07 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The second and smallest of the four progressive cordon reductions in the central city over June has now been completed, giving more access to areas east of Manchester Street.

June 10: Look who’s joined us on the site – The Arcades Project

June 10: Look who’s joined us on the site – The Arcades Project

Friday, 14 June 2013 12:36 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

A project by the Festival of Transitional Architecture in collaboration with Life in Vacant Spaces, Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Just; the Arcades inscribe the former axis of Victoria Street next to the Pallet Pavilion.

Look who’s joined us on the site – The Arcades Project

Look who’s joined us on the site – The Arcades Project

Friday, 14 June 2013 12:36 p.m. by GapFiller

A project by the Festival of Transitional Architecture in collaboration with Life in Vacant Spaces, Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Just; the Arcades inscribe the former axis of Victoria Street next to the Pallet Pavilion. These structures are temporary and can be installed on other sites around Christchurch in the future. Marquees and food caravans can […]

Key bridge reopening September

Key bridge reopening September

Friday, 14 June 2013 11:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two-way access across the main link to South Brighton and Southshore should be restored in September.

Brighton bridge reopening September

Brighton bridge reopening September

Friday, 14 June 2013 11:56 a.m. by MediaThePress

Two-way access across the main link to South Brighton and Southshore should be restored in September.

Fitzgerald and Bealey Avenue Lane Closures from the 24th June

Fitzgerald and Bealey Avenue Lane Closures from the 24th June

Friday, 14 June 2013 9:30 a.m. by Transport4chch

CIRT will be completing Waste and Storm Water works on London Street throughout June.

EQC - updated information on land and building claims

EQC - updated information on land and building claims

Thursday, 13 June 2013 9:05 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have published updated information on claims . The information is based upon newspaper advertisements being run by EQC, the topics are listed below. For each topic a copy of the published material published can be downloaded.

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